Merchant in Dundee
To perpetuate the memory of
Capt THOMAS KIDD
who died on the 28th of December
1836 aged 65 years
He was much and deservedly
respected by numerous class
of friends his sole wish being to do
good and live at peace with everyone
he took a very great interest in, and
devoted much of his time to the public
Charities of Dundee, besides making
himself generally useful by acts of
shipmaster died on the 9th day
of August 1826 aged 26 years
also his daughter's
ISOBEL, HELEN & ELIZA
who died young and are interred in front of this stone.
1794 Alex. Kidd, shipmaster, Dundee.
Claimant: Thomas Kidd Esq, Magdalane Yard.
1839 July 20th Revisal dues paid by Alex Kidd, ironmonger for permission to erect a new headstone in terms of minute of Committee of 19th July current, which reserves rights of other parties.
Source:Register of Tombs and Monuments in Dundee Burial Ground, 1832
1794. This stone was erected by Alexander Kidd, Shipmaster in Dundee, in memory of Helen Guild his spouse, who died the 27th July 1790, aged 44 years; Also James, Janet, Ann and Peter, their children, who all died young. The above Alexander Kidd died on the ninth day of August 1826, aged 86 years.
Source: The Book of the Howff, ©Libraries, Leisure and Culture Dundee, Local History Centre & is